Defense Lobbying Research Associate

16 Nov, 2021


Defense Lobbying Research Associate

J.A. Green & Company
Washington, DC

J.A. Green & Company, named a top-performing lobbying firm by Bloomberg Government and The Hill, is seeking a full-time Research Associate. Our clients range from major defense contractors to suppliers, both big and small, in the defense industrial base.

The Research Associate will have the opportunity to research legislative issues, assist with client projects, and draft firm communications. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and has an interest in the defense lobbying field.


  • Conducts research to support advocacy strategies; identifies and tracks legislation and regulations that impact client priorities.
  • Creates and edits business documents; assists with firm communications and presentation materials.
  • Tracks meeting correspondence.
  • Analyzes legislative developments.
  • Supports senior staff with business development and client strategy efforts.


  • B.S. or B.A. required
  • 2 years of relevant experience with policy and program analysis on Capitol Hill or within the Government Relations field.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and analytical approaches to handle changing priorities.
  • Advanced writing experience is required.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Willing to take the initiative and be a self-starter.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.

Application Process

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to

Competitive applicants may be tasked with a writing project during the interview process.

Job posted: 2021-11-16